Kyung Jeon
Korean-American
ARTIST | PAINTER | DESIGNER
Based in Brooklyn, NY


Updo Hairstyles using Selfie Photos, Vogue Korea, Korean dramas & Diane Von Furstenberg
I am fascinated with the literal manifestation of body politics, where hair is both canvas and context. I have explored this before: adapting braided pigtails from traditional Korean folk paintings, and using hair and body parts to exaggerate different acts....read more


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Day 2 of 5 day FACEBOOK ART CHALLENGE
January 31, 2015 by Kyung Jeon
Day 2 of 5 DAY FACEBOOK ART CHALLENGE.
I haven't looked at these old paintings in soo long. They went out into the world, and stayed out there somewhere. I have to admit I am enjoying this art challenge much more than I thought I would.
Kyung Jeon 2003 stuffed animals

I painted this thinking of korean scroll-like paintings.
STUFFED ANIMALS, 2003, gouache, watercolor, graphite on rice paper on canvas, 40 x 19.5 inches

Kyung Jeon 2003 blush
This is the first time I ever painted with gouache. It was in Skowhegan Art Residency when Joanne Greenbaum asked if I ever used gouache before. I hadn't, and she gave me 3 tubes of gouache to experiment with. Very grateful to her, as it has become my medium of choice for many years.
BLUSH, 2003, Gouache, watercolor, graphite on rice paper on canvas, 27.875 x 22.375 inches

Kyung Jeon 2003 birth-drawing
I don't know how these images floated through my head, but luckily I was able to capture it on paper.
BIRTH-Drawing, 2003, gouache, graphite on rice paper, 13 x 9.5 inches
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